On-Call Banquet Waiter (Tuesday- Sunday)

  • Skirball Cultural Center
  • 2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Apr 22, 2022
Part time Busser Servers Banquet Staff

Job Description

The Skirball Cultural Center seeks a warm, friendly, and flexible self-starter with excellent communication skills for the position of On-Call Banquet Waiter. This person is responsible for serving food and beverages to event attendees in a gracious and efficient manner, ensuring a positive dining experience. They will also greet and provide guidance to guests to help them get to their intended event.

This is a variable-hour position that can resemble full-time work during our busy seasons with a pay range of $20–$22.50/hour. The schedule for this position depends on when events are scheduled. This position reports to the Catering Managers.

Responsibilities

 

  • Welcomes guests and helps direct them to their tables.
  • Explains how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods.
  • Records or memorizes guest entrée choice(s) and transmits information to kitchen team.
  • Serves food or beverages to patrons as required, including table-side wine service.
  • Checks with attendees to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and acts to correct any issues.
  • Removes dishes and glasses from tables or counters and takes them to scullery for cleaning.
  • Clears and cleans tables or counters after patrons have finished dining.
  • Prepares tables for meals, including setting up items such as linens, silverware, and glassware.
  • Garnishes and decorates dishes in preparation for serving.
  • Stocks service areas with supplies such as coffee, food, tableware, and linens.
  • Fills salt, pepper, sugar, cream, condiment, and napkin containers.
  • Monitors the dining room and ensures that cleanliness is maintained.
  • May assist with routine food preparation (e.g., portioning desserts, making coffee, etc.).

 

Qualifications, Experience, and Attributes

 

  • Prior experience working as a waiter
  • Must be of legal age to serve alcohol in California
  • Must have a current California Food Handler’s Certificate
  • Must be well-groomed, with hair cut or secured above the collar, clean clothes, etc.
  • Ability to provide personable and professional customer service
  • Ability to pay close attention to the needs of attendees, looking for ways to be of service
  • Ability to work on a team and interact respectfully with colleagues
  • Ability to accomplish routine housekeeping, cleaning, and scullery tasks
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in English
  • Physical ability to stand/walk most of the working day
  • Physical ability to lift and carry heavy trays and other items up to 40 lbs.

Please send resume and cover letter, preferably by email, to:

Human Resources Department

Re: On-Call Banquet Waiter

Skirball Cultural Center

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA  90049

FAX: (310) 440-4595

hr@skirball.org